Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in the International Human Rights Framework: A Comfortable Fit?

Event Information

Friday, January 22, 2010  ▫  8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m
Location: School of Law, Room 1430

The UCLA American Indian Studies Center in conjunction with The Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs at UCLA School of Law and The UCLA Tribal Learning Community and Educational Exchange with additional support from the Sanela Diana Jenkins Human Rights Project, David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy, and Native Nations Law and Policy Center presents a one-day Symposium:

Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in the International Human Rights Framework – A Comfortable Fit?

This Symposium will bring together internationally-renowned scholars whose work focuses on issues pertaining to indigenous peoples’ group rights, with a particular emphasis on potential conflicts that arise for collective, indigenous claims within the international human rights framework.

Confirmed Keynote:
Professor S. James Anaya, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous People, and Professor of Law, University of Arizona

This event is free to the public. Please RSVP to:

Parking is available in Parking Structure 3 for $10. Please click here for an interactive map of the location of Parking Structure 3. If you would like to a printable version of the campus map, please click here (PDF version).

For the Symposium agenda, please click here to view (PDF version).